/Tag: rousing

Autumn Turkey Vulture Portraits – Why I Held My Breath While Taking These Photos

2018-10-08T05:32:33+00:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Turkey Vultures, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

These autumn Turkey Vulture portraits are among the most difficult images I have ever taken because I was holding my breath and retching while I took them due to the awful odor of a road-killed skunk below the bird.

Juvenile Red-tailed Hawk Rousing While Lifting Off

2017-07-31T04:47:36+00:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Red-tailed Hawks, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As a bird photographer who spends enormous amounts of time in the field with my feathered subjects I am able to see avian behaviors that other people don't see who aren't focused on birds.

Male Short-eared Owls On the Prowl in Idaho, Montana and Utah

2017-04-03T06:10:36+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Beaverhead County, Birds, Box Elder County, Centennial Valley, Clark County, Idaho, Montana, Short-eared Owls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Short-eared Owls are nomadic so the places where I saw and photographed these male Short-eared Owls last year may or may not have owls this breeding season.